J.E. Matthews

James Edward Matthews

Full Name: James Edward Matthews
Date of birth: October 18, 1829
Date of death: January 13, 1904

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat White Mound / Grayson   Grayson
H 48 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4) (5)   Democrat White Mound / Grayson   Grayson

(1) White Mound post office closed in 1904. The community was located eight miles southeast of Sherman, TX. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) White Mount, Grayson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources


  • Photograph. J.E. Matthews, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.E. Matthews, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Counties and County Boundaries  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health, Vital Statistics and History of Texas  
17th R.S. - 1881
Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Senatorial and Representative Districts  
State Asylums  

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